Nippon Agrees to Air Cargo Price-Fixing Settlement

A settlement agreement was reached in an air cargo price-fixing class action lawsuit filed against Nippon Cargo Airlines Co. Ltd., which alleged Nippon conspired with airline companies to artificially increase air cargo prices during the 2000s. The Nippon price- fixing class action… Read More »

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Sony Reaches PlayStation Vita Settlement with FTC

Under the terms of a recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Sony Computer Entertainment America will provide refunds to some consumers who purchased the PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console. The PlayStation Vita was first sold by Sony in the United… Read More »

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Janssen Hit With Risperdal Lawsuit By Mother, Son

Another Risperdal lawsuit joins the growing number of lawsuits against Janssen Pharmaceuticals over the anti-psychotic Risperdal, alleging that the drug causes male breast growth. A concerned mother filed the Risperdal lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals after her... Read More »

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Lululemon ADA Class Action Settlement Approved

Preliminary approval was given to a class action settlement by a Florida federal judge in a class action lawsuit, allegeing that clothing company Lululemon USA Inc. has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by not providing point-of-sale machines that can be used… Read More »

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New DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Filed

A DePuy Pinnacle lawsuit was filed by a Connecticut resident who underwent total hip replacement surgery to implant two metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hips into his body. The plaintiff then allegedly experienced several painful and debilitating injuries as a result of the DePuy... Read More »

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Mirena IUD Users File Lawsuit Alleging Dangerous Side Effects

A recently filed lawsuit brought collectively by 23 women across the United States alleges that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals (Bayer) fraudulently misrepresented the Mirena IUD birth control and failed to notify women that using Mirena put them at greater risk of uterine complications,... Read More »

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Effexor Birth Defect Lawsuits One Step Closer to Trial

In a case management order issued in November, the U.S. District judge presiding over all federal Effexor birth defect lawsuits has approved the cases to proceed in the first round of bellwether trials. Each party must choose seven cases to include in the bellwether trials,... Read More »

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Asbestos Exposure and Related Lung Diseases

Extended exposure to asbestos fibers can cause a variety of asbestos-related lung diseases such as pleural plaque, pleural effusion, asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. Asbestos fibers are naturally occurring minerals shaped like tiny threads of fiber resistant to heat, fire, and chemicals.... Read More »

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General Motors Refuses Records to Grieving Parents

In the most recent drama over the General Motors ignition switch defect, the company is asking a New York federal court to limit the discovery process of the litigation movement. While GM is willing to submit discovery materials related to defective ignition switch... Read More »

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Teen Suffers SJS After Taking Antibiotic

A college student is an intensive care burn ward after taking a friend’s antibiotic on Thanksgiving Day when she began feeling ill, ABC News reports. Yassmeen C.’s eyes, nose and throat began to burn, and the 19-year-old was rushed to the emergency... Read More »

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McDonalds Employees 401k Plan Under Investigation

There are thousands of McDonalds employees across the nation who rely on McDonalds' 401k plan as their source of retirement income. McDonalds has the legal responsibility under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to protect the retirement for a... Read More »

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Facebook Class Action Lawsuit Wants Spam Text Messages to Stop

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook Inc. by a consumer alleging the social media giant sent unsolicited text messages to individual’s cellphones using an automated telephone dialing system, an alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Lead... Read More »

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